Membership Levels & Pricing

Basic benefits for all membership levels include:

  • Free General Admission for one year
  • One card per membership
  • Planetarium ticket(s) (can be used for any daytime planetarium program)
  • Discounted admission ($1 off) for up to four guests
  • Discounts in Museum Store
  • Discounts on workshops & programs
  • Advanced access to tickets for special events
  • Quarterly newsletter

INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP- $60

(For one adult)

  • One (1) free planetarium ticket
  • 10% discount at Museum Store
  • 10% discount on Adult Education Workshops

FAMILY MEMBERSHIP- $85 

(For up to two adults and dependent children under 18)

  • Four (4) planetarium tickets
  • Discounted admission ($1 off) for up to four (4) guests each visit
  • 10% discount at Museum Store
  • 10% discount on Adult Education Workshops & on birthday party rentals
  • Advance registration access and discount on Summer Camps

PREMIUM FAMILY MEMBERSHIP-$135

Great for families that always bring a friend, grandparent, or au pair/nanny along)

  • Four (4) planetarium tickets
  • Discounted admission ($1 off) for up to four (4) guests each visit
  • 10% discount at Museum Store
  • 10% discount on Adult Education Workshops & on Birthday Party rentals
  • Advance registration access and discount on Summer Camps
  • Guest pass: bring 1 friend each visit for free (applies to general admission only, member must be present.)

PATRON MEMBERSHIP-$300

(For families who want to give extra and enjoy our holiday event)

  • Four (4) planetarium tickets
  • Discounted admission ($1 off) for up to four (4) guests each visit
  • 10% discount at Museum Store
  • 10% discount on Adult Education Workshops and birthday party rentals and museum rental
  • Advance registration access and discount on Summer Camps
  • Invitation to Holiday Event for two (2)

PREMIUM PATRON MEMBERSHIP-$350

(Great for families that always bring a friend, grandparent, or au pair/nanny along)

  • Guest pass: bring 1 friend each visit for free*
  • Discounted admission ($1 off) for up to four (4) guests each visit
  • Advance registration access and discount on Summer Camps
  • 10% discount Museum Store, Adult Education Workshops, birthday party rentals and museum rental
  • Four (4) planetarium tickets
  • Guest pass: bring 1 friend each visit (applies to general admission only, member must be present.)
  • Invitation to Holiday Event for two (2)

Please note that membership benefits do not extend to group/field trips to the museum. 

If attending programs at The Schiele as part of a school or group field trip, the group admission and program fees apply.

SCHIELE SOCIETY – BRONZE LEVEL - $600

  • Six (6) planetarium tickets
  • Guest pass: bring 2 friends each visit for free*
  • Philanthropy package: 2 extra planetarium tickets and 2 general admission tickets
  • Two (2) extra planetarium tickets and two (2) general admission tickets to offer to friends or clients
  • Invitation to Schiele Society Event for two (2)
  • Invitation to Holiday Event for two (2)
  • 20% discount Museum Store and Birthday Party rentals 
  • 10% discount on Adult Education Workshops
  • Advance registration access and discount on Summer Camps
  • Recognition on website as donor

GUARDIAN MEMBERSHIP - GOLD LEVEL - $2,500

  • Guest pass: bring 4 friends each visit for free*
  • Eight (8) planetarium tickets
  • Philanthropy Package
  • Eight (8) extra planetarium tickets and Eight (8) general admission tickets to offer to friends or clients
  • Invitation to Holiday Event for two (2)
  • Invitation to Schiele Society Event for two (2)
  • Invitation to Guardian Event for two (2)
  • Free general admission for four guests per visit
  • 20% discount at Museum Store and on Birthday Party rentals
  • 10% discount on Adult Education Workshops
  • Advance registration access and discount on Summer Camps
  • Recognition on website as donor

 

GUARDIAN MEMBERSHIP – PLATINUM LEVEL – $5,000

  • Guest pass: bring 6 guests each visit for free*
  • Ten (10) planetarium tickets
  • Philanthropy Package: Ten (10) extra planetarium tickets and Ten (10) general admission tickets to offer to friends or clients
  • Free general admission for six guests per visit
  • Invitation to Guardian Event for four (4)
  • Invitation to Schiele Society Event for four (4)
  • Invitation to Holiday Event for four (4)
  • One (1) FREE Summer Camp and discounts on additional summer camps
  • One (1) FREE Birthday Party Rental
  • 25% discount on Museum Rental
  • 20% discount at Museum Store
  • 10% discount on Adult Education Workshops
  • Recognition on website as donor

SCHIELE SOCIETY – BRONZE LEVEL - $600

  • Six (6) planetarium tickets
  • Guest pass: bring 2 friends each visit for free*
  • Philanthropy package: 2 extra planetarium tickets and 2 general admission tickets
  • Two (2) extra planetarium tickets and two (2) general admission tickets to offer to friends or clients
  • Invitation to Schiele Society Event for two (2)
  • Invitation to Holiday Event for two (2)
  • 20% discount Museum Store and Birthday Party rentals 
  • 10% discount on Adult Education Workshops
  • Advance registration access and discount on Summer Camps
  • Recognition on website as donor

Please note that membership benefits do not extend to group/field trips to the museum. 

If attending programs at The Schiele as part of a school or group field trip, the group admission and program fees apply.

With questions about Schiele Membership, please contact Elysabeth Utick, Director of Development, at 704.854.6904 or elysabethu@cityofgastonia.com